thing belonging to the fighting department of the ship, in consequence of which there was no confusion anywhere, even when, from the terrible slaughter at some of the guns, it might have been looked for.
All did their duty, but I cannot but mention Lieutenants Tyson and Adams, and Ensign Whiting, to whose example and exertions it was in a great measure owing, no doubt, that the great loss at some of the guns was not followed by confusion or delay in repairing damages.
Acting Master's Mate Finelli, who took charge of the Third division after Lieutenant Adams was wounded, is spoken of to me very highly.
Acting Third Assistant-Engineer McEwan is also strongly noticed in the report of Chief-Engineer Williamson.
He lost his right arm while busily employed on the berth-deck, where he was stationed, in assisting and comforting the wounded.
He is spoken of by his superiors as most competent to fill the position of Third Assistant-Engineer in the regular service, for which I would beg y